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Warren Youth Coach Faces Federal Child Porn Charges

A youth coach says he was just trying to “identify” kids in child pornography that the FBI found on his personal computer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2013


Battle Creek Man Charged With Killing Child In ’07

A Battle Creek man has been charged with killing a 4-year-old boy, five years after the case against him was dismissed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013


Westland Dad Gets 27-60 Years For Killing 3-Month-Old Son

A Westland man has received a 27- to 60-year prison sentence in the beating death of his 3-month-old son.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

Michael James Curtiss (Booking photo)

Man Pleads No Contest To Killing Girlfriend’s Baby

Just hours before his trial was scheduled to begin, a Ypsilanti Township man accepted a plea deal in the death of his girlfriend’s 1-year-old son.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2013


Police: Michigan Teen Tortured, Kept In Attic For Years

“Neighbors were surprised there was a child in the house .. It was shocking to them,” police said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2013


Child Abuse Prevention Advocates Rally At Capitol

Said Rep. Bill Rodgers: “…when kids live without fear they can be anything, they can do anything that they want.”


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Verizon Wireless Donates $5,000 To Oakland County Nonprofit

Verizon Wireless donated $5,000 to CARE House of Oakland County, which provides programs and services for children and families to help prevent child abuse and neglect.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2013

Police arrive at a Detroit home here two young kids were left home alone. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ)

Detroit Mom Out On Bond After Kids Left Home Alone

Deedra Pitts was arraigned Wednesday in 36th District Court, charged with fourth-degree child abuse.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013


Westland Dad Pleads In Beating Death Of 3-Month-Old Son

A Westland man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the beating death of his 3-month-old son.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

Mercedes Kemp (Booking Photo)

Lansing Woman Gets 25-50 Years In Death Of Son

A 21-year-old Lansing woman convicted of murder in the beating death of her 2-year-old son has been sentenced to 25 to 50 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/28/2013